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  • The do’s and don’ts of video conferencing

    March 19, 2020 by

    As more and more workplaces transition to being remote, we’re learning how to navigate all the aspects of working digitally. Meetings are moving entirely online, which means that we’re attending a lot of video conference calls. If you don’t have a lot of experience with video conferencing, it may take some getting used to —… Read more

  • What to Know about Telecommuting Risks

    March 17, 2020 by

    The United States Office of Personnel Management last week urged agencies to prepare to allow federal employees to telework — that is, work remotely.This came on the heels of the Department of Homeland Security closing its facilities in Washington state, after learning an employee had visited the Life Care facility in the city of Kirkland, which is… Read more

  • All the ways China’s coronavirus outbreak is affecting tech

    March 3, 2020 by

    The outbreak shows that what impacts China impacts everything The tech sector is currently feeling the impact of the coronavirus, with companies closing offices, stores, and factories in China as well as restricting employees from nonessential travels to the country. The closures, which were initially expected to last through the Lunar New Year holiday week in… Read more

  • Five ways that backup has changed since the days of tape

    February 27, 2020 by

    Back in the day, all this was tape, but times have changed, with cloud-to-cloud backup, cloud storage, virtual and physical backup appliances and myriad endpoint hardware Backup has changed almost beyond recognition in the past decade or so. Traditional backup, to tape that was moved offsite with a secondary site to operate from in case of disaster,… Read more

  • What Is Malware?

    February 24, 2020 by

    Malware is code that is designed to maliciously disrupt the normal operation of — or cause harm to — a network or user’s computer, phone, tablet, or other device. There is a wide range of different malware categories, including but not limited to worms, trojans, spyware, and keyloggers. These terms are often used interchangeably, and a… Read more

  • Ransomware-hit US gas pipeline shut for two days

    February 20, 2020 by

    A ransomware attack on a US natural gas facility meant a pipeline had to be shut down for two days, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has said. However, it did not name the facility or say when the attack happened. A malicious link sent to staff at the facility eventually caused the shutdown… Read more

  • What Is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) And Why Is It Important

    February 19, 2020 by

    Search engine optimization is important for the success of any online business. Every webmaster should understand what is SEO, how it works and the traffic potential it can generate for all website types. In this SEO guide you will learn: What is SEO? Why is SEO important? An introduction to SEO for beginners Best way… Read more

  • Several cybersecurity companies have spotted campaigns that use coronavirus-themed emails to deliver malware, phishing attempts and scams.

    February 12, 2020 by

    The new coronavirus outbreak, which started in China, has made a lot of headlines recently and has caused global panic. Over 40,000 infections have been confirmed and the death toll has exceeded 1,000. The virus has been named 2019-nCoV and Covid-19. Given the virus’s impact, it’s not surprising that cybercriminals and fraudsters have been leveraging… Read more

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